Crossroads has another potential super PAC weapon to assist McConnell in a primary fight if he needs it.
About $10 billion in federal money goes into a funding stream to states that then assist low-income families with child care.
The money is intended to assist with travel to meet the body at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware and to cover funeral expenses.
early 15c., from Middle French assister "to stand by, help, put, place, assist" (14c.), from Latin assistere "stand by, take a stand near, attend," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + sistere "take a stand, cause to stand," from PIE *siste-, reduplicated form of root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Related: Assisted; assisting. Medical assisted suicide attested from 1884.
1570s, "an act of assistance," from assist (v.). In the sporting sense attested 1877 in baseball, 1925 in ice hockey.